To allow the Liberal Democrats to swap sides without incurring any penalty would offend the essential order of our democracy.
It's a sweet irony that Margaret Thatcher is the heroine both of some of those who wish to come here and many of those who oppose their doing so.
If the spectre of Gordon Brown alone were sufficient to propel the electorate into Cameron’s arms, he would now be governing with a majority.
The PM's loose talk on tax has distracted from his popular pledge to maintain the triple lock on the state pension.
Past trends suggest the Tories should overtake Labour, but history is a less helpful guide to this election than any other.
The looming funding crisis means that a third of GPs now support patient charges, with the number only likely to increase.
There is no prospect of David Cameron taking up Liam Fox's suggestion of cutting spending on the health service.
A new YouGov poll for the National Union of Teachers also shows that 79% believe the coalition's impact on the education system has been negative.
While the PM hails figures showing 750 homes have already been bought under the scheme, Labour remains focused on increasing building from its post-war low.
The Tories are hailing the UK's projected growth while promoting policies that would strangle it.